Have you ever seen your parents or yourself suffering from morning stiffness and joint pain due to excessive workout or other reasons? This devastating condition is known as arthritis. Arthritis is defined as the condition where you suffer from inflamed joints leading to painful and stiff joints.
There are various forms of arthritis, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and others.
Osteoarthritis is defined as one of the most common arthritic conditions which results in wear and tear of the joints with old age. Rheumatoid arthritis, on the other hand, occurs due to the super activation of the immune system where the body starts attacking its joints through the formation of antibodies.
The arthritis treatment usually involves the use of anti-inflammatory medications along with pain suppressants. These medications result in adverse effects over the body, which ultimately affects the vital organs of the body like liver, kidney, heart and others.
Due to these side effects, people these days prefer natural ways to get rid of the arthritis pain. Here you will learn simple yet effective ways on how to control arthritis naturally:
1. PERFORM EXERCISE
Most of us assume that exercise is only meant for losing weight. However, this is not true. The first way in how to prevent arthritis naturally is the daily performance of an activity in your routine enhances the range of motion of the joints, increases flexibility and prevents any further damage over the joints.
It is recommended to perform low-impact exercises like a brisk walk, swimming, water aerobics and others which impose less strain over the joints. Indulge in these light exercises and enhance the flexibility of your joints. Avoid any weight-bearing activities like walking or running, which might be damaging to the bones resulting in wear and tear.
You can also lose weight with exercise, which prevents your body from extra weight, especially over the joints like hips, knees or ankle joints. Losing weight aids in reducing the stress over the joints leading to improved mobility of the joints, reduced pain and further damaging effect on the joints.
2. HOT OR COLD THERAPY
The alternative use of hot or cold therapy makes a huge difference over the joints, especially when you are suffering from arthritis pain.
Warm showers with a relaxing environment ease joint pain and reduce stiffness. You can also use a moist heating pad or electric blanket while sleeping at night that helps in keeping your joints loose.
Cold therapy with ice packs helps in relieving the swelling, inflammation and joint pain. You can also use a pack of peas or other frozen vegetables over the affected inflamed joints.
3. DIETARY CHANGES
Modifying your diet usually helps in relieving joint pain and stiffness. Choosing the right amount of carbs, fats and proteins helps your body to maintain weight and get the perfect amount of nutrients.
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for healthy joints and is a natural arthritis remedy food. If you can’t add omega-3 fatty acids from diet, then consume fish oil supplements to get the right amount of these fatty acids necessary for reducing stiffness and joint pain. Other than this fatty acid, you can also add Gamma-Linoleic acid, which is present in seeds and plants like hemp, black currants or primrose. If you are unable to find the seeds of these plants, you can take their oils and consume Gamma-linoleic acid for healthy joints.
Turmeric or turmeric supplements for arthritis aid in controlling arthritis pain. This yellow spice is commonly added in Pakistani and Indian dishes. The spice-turmeric consists of curcumin chemical which has an anti-inflammatory effect over the body.
According to a NIH report, the use of turmeric on rats aids in reducing joint inflammation. So what are you waiting for? Add this spice in your dishes and enjoy the flavour along with the beneficial effects.
4. MASSAGE AND ACUPUNCTURE
Arthritis Foundation indicates that regular massage in arthritic patients helps in reducing joint pain and stiffness. It enhances the range of motion of the joints, along with their flexibility.
You can also connect with the physiotherapist or chiropractor and learn self-massage therapies on a regular basis.
Other than massage, acupuncture also helps in relieving joint pain. It is an ancient form of Chinese medical treatment where several needles are inserted at specific points of the body. The needle insertion aids in rerouting the energies along with it aids in restoring the complete balance of the body. The WHO also recommends the use of acupuncture for relieving arthritis pain.
5. HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS
There are various herbal supplements for joint pain and stiffness in the market. These herbs include ginkgo, devil’s claw, thunder god vine, Boswellia and others. Be cautious while taking the herb supplements and consult your doctor before you start any new supplements as they might interact with the drugs.
6. BIOFLEX LASER THERAPY
Other than these natural ways, you can opt a non-invasive and therapeutic measure for relieving the joint pain, i.e. BioFlex laser therapy.
Enjoy having your laser treatment similar to the comfort level in your home. BioFlex is a pain-free solution for treating joint pain.
The superluminous diodes are applied over the affected area, which goes deeper and invades the tissues. The emission of this light energy activates the ATP formation within the mitochondria of the cells leading to new cell formation and ultimate tissue repair. The use of laser therapy promotes angiogenesis in the diseased tissues leading to increased blood flow and stimulation of the immune system. The laser therapy further enhances the layering of collagen and elastin while improving the wear and tear of the joints.
Laser pain treatments are a tried, tested, heavily researched and successful method on how to control arthritis pain naturally. Our treatments are available in the following major cities in Pakistan; Karachi, Peshawar, Islamabad, Rawalpindi & Multan. We have cost-effective consultation fees of Rs. 1500.
So get yourself treated for arthritis pain by contacting BioFlex on the following number: Toll-Free: 1-888-557-4004
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